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W.C. Mainwaring fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1940-1964

The fonds consists of photographs depicting scenery, towns, and homes in various locations in B.C. as well as portraits of the Mainwaring family.

Mainwaring, W.C.

W.E. Oliver fonds

  • CA KSM MG36
  • Fonds
  • 1913-1922

The fonds consists of documents relating to the property owned by W.E. Oliver. The fonds consists of 2 series that include letters, memorandums, lists of real estate and reports.

Oliver, William Edgar

Revelstoke Museum map collection

  • Fonds
  • 1885-1960

The collection consists of topographic maps, mineral and land claims maps, townsite and subdivision plans, and architectural drawings pertaining to Revelstoke and locations in the Columbia basin and of structures constructed by the Canadian Pacific Railway Company in the Revelstoke District.

Galbraith family fonds

  • CA FTST MS 6
  • Fonds
  • 1923, [copied 197-]

Fonds consists of the textual records of the Galbraith family. Includes correspondence and a pre-emption claim.

Galbraith (family)

Edgar Wickberg fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1952-1997

The fonds consists of records which document Edgar Wickberg's research on Chinese land tenure systems and rural society, and the history of Chinese communities overseas. Materials include research notes, correspondence, computer printouts, newspaper and magazine clippings, photocopies of both archival documents and scholarly articles, and file cards and notes stored in file card boxes. The series are Land Tenure (divided into sub-series by region), Rural Localities in China, Chinese in Canada, Chinese in the United States, and File Cards.

Wickberg, Edgar

UBC Technical Committee on the Endowment Lands fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1982-2001

Fonds consists of textual materials which document the responsibilities and activities of the Technical Committee on the Endowment Lands, and includes correspondence, agendas and minutes, reports, and published materials.

University of British Columbia. Technical Committee on the Endowment Lands

Sender Mines fonds

  • CA VHEC RA014
  • Fonds
  • 1922–[195-], predominant 1946–1952

Fonds consists of photographs, International Refugee Organization (IRO) documents, court document, correspondence, and German driver’s license relating to the life of Sender Mines. Fonds has been arranged in the following series: SM photographs series (1922–[195-]), SM IRO documents series (1949–1951), Court document series (1951), and Bund der Verfolgten des Naziregimes e.V. (BVN) correspondence series (1951).

Mines, Sender

Mayer Levit fonds

  • CA VHEC RA031
  • Fonds
  • [before 1945]–1953

The records in this fonds pertain to the experience of Mayer Levit after his liberation from the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. These include transit and identification documents, a prayer book, embroidered towel, ration card and official documents attesting to his status as prisoner and his subsequent application for compensation.

Levit, Mayer

Granite Trading Association

  • Fonds
  • 1915

The fonds is divided into 31 series and consists of minutes, correspondence, leases, plans, photographs, and samples of documentary artifacts related to the running of the co-operative.

Granite Trading Association

Princeton and District Museum and Archives map collection

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1914]-1982

The collection consists of townsite maps of Tulameen, Allenby, Coalmont, and Copper Mountain and survey, subdivision, First Nations reserve, topographic and transportation maps of Princeton and area.

UBC campus maps and plans collection

  • Fonds
  • 1912 - 1970

Collection consists of maps and plans of the University campus and of the University Endowment Lands (now Pacific Spirit Park). The collection was started by UBC Library and is now continued by the UBC Archives. The collection is arranged in several series. Maps are filed, depending on their dimensions, in either map cabinets or vertical files.

Nick Ardanaz collection

  • CA DMA CR-94
  • Fonds
  • 1932-1981

The collection consists of seven identical blueprints of the municipality of Delta produced by the Corporation of Delta in 1961. The blueprints include all roads in Delta, as well as inserts of Ladner, North Delta, and South Delta. The majority of the collection, however, is concerned with Kennedy School and includes miscellaneous papers, class photographs, and oral records and photographs of Kennedy School's fiftieth anniversary.

Simeon Fisher fonds

  • CA DMA CR-45
  • Fonds
  • 1906-1915

Fonds consists of Simeon Fisher's receipts, personal and business correspondence, post office stubs, indentures, notices of tax assessment, newspaper clippings, insurance agreements, leases, agreements of sale, playbills and assorted ephemera. Includes a land sale agreement between William Charles Smaill, James Samuel Taylor and Alfred Albert King regarding property on Lulu Island. Approximately 59 items.

Fisher, Simeon Whidden

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